The US needs the Pakistani government to deny the Afghan Taliban sanctuary. Pakistan needs incentive.
The US military deaths in Pakistan represent a significant victory for Taliban militants after months of increasing drone attacks.
The Pakistan offensive against the Taliban is making some progress, but the militants have struck back with a series of suicide attacks in the city of Peshawar. Is this the last gasp of encircled Taliban militants – or a continuing counterattack?
KBR was contracted to recycle cafeteria waste at Forward Operating Base Warhorse. Such spotty accountability is coming under new scrutiny; an Oct. 30 report reveals that transactions worth $10.7 billion are being audited.
Reaction President Barack Obama's Nobel was largely negative, with fear over an expanding US presence and anger over Islamabad's military cooperation with the US along the Afghanistan border.
In a brash response to the government's claim he was dead, Pakistan Taliban chief Hakimullah Mehsud appeared in a video broadcast Monday.
Security guards at the US Embassy in Afghanistan indulged in hazing and nudity, the Project on Government Oversight says. It calls for Pentagon oversight.
The agency employed the controversial firm to assist with 'planning, training, and surveillance' – and possibly to kill and capture – Al Qaeda operatives, according to news reports.
The small number of successful pirate attacks, an increase in military patrols, and legal concerns have kept many firms from hiring security.
US commanders there may find it hard to quickly reduce the use of almost 150,000 contractors.